Clover Valley

Clover Valley will have to wait out economy

It’s been over five months since the referendum, and Clover Valley has once again graced the front page of the Placer Herald. Elaine O’Deegan, Marilyn Jasper and their respec ...

Clover Valley project delayed by lawsuit

Despite losing by fewer than 500 votes in a referendum to keep developers out of Clover Valley, those fighting to preserve it have not given up. Although Rocklin voters approved M ...

Lost hiker former Rocklin resident

Jerome Smith had moved his family to Rocklin in 1966; he moved to Lincoln Hills with his wife after he retired. “He was the ambassador of the neighborhood,” Smith’s son, Stu ...

Parks lost in deluge of developer-driven mail

Buried on page A-11 of last week's Placer Herald was the rest of the front-page story on the city council's upcoming agenda. It said that the council appointed a committee to addre ...

We had a chance, we blew it

Many thousands of Rocklin citizens are probably wondering how Measure H passed, especially with all the opposition against it. Basically, it comes down to two reasons. There were j ...

How about a survey on campaign contributions?

In doing some research during the No on H battle, I discovered that there are no limits on campaign contributions in most local (county/city) elections in California. This is nuts, ...

We stood for something

For the past six years I have gathered passion from this oft-heard quote: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed its the onl ...

Reader won’t forget loss of Measure H

I, for one, am not going to forget the loss of Measure H. I won't forget the heavy handed tactics of the developer, the council and the tribe. I won't forget the hundreds of thou ...

Money wins, all we have left is deep regret

The developers didn't win in their bid for Clover Valley, the money won. Doug Elmets is the big-gest hypocrite of them all. At least you knew where Rick Massie stood all along. W ...

With nothing in writing, still lots to be settled

Now that the fate of Clover Valley has allegedly been determined, I still have a few questions which are yet to be settled. Allegedly, the United Auburn Indian Community will buy ...